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Safety Tests
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Devlin trudges through his job on the space station waiting for retirement and hoping he won’t die first. A test pilot with Licensing and Regulation, he makes sure only the most qualified pilots make it to the test flight, let alone pass it. But sometimes, even the most jaded tester misses something. And the difference between life and death on a space station? Missing nothing. Nothing at all.
Sibyl of Doom
Series: The Encircling Belts of Tirano Saga, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 33,710. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A cycle after Sini’s defeat of the Tamok I stumbled across the truth about the Archonan. After a lifetime of being tormented by Archonan bigots, imagine how deliciously sweet the discovery of the truth tasted. I know where they came from and whose scions they are. What will the Archonan purists think when I tell them about Aos Whey-ki? They won’t feel so high and mighty then.
McGellen
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The crew were the best of humanity, supplied with the most sophisticated ship and sent off to find new technology to aid the war effort. McGellen herself was a mere add-on, “Test this new computer while you’re out there, kill two birds with one stone. Makes the whole thing more palatable to the paying public.” More palatable it may be, but not less risky.
Mooncake
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It is Mid-Autumn Festival in Lunar Colony 01111001's Chinatown, a holiday celebrated by eating mooncake and regaling with tales of Chang'e flying to the moon. Little Xiao Yue asks her grandfather what it all means. There is always a generation gap. How can precocious children in the future understand the metaphor? Enjoy this short short, a taste of one writer's science fiction and Sino overlap..
Snakes' Nest
Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Fan fiction based in the universe of Elite.
A Ship's Destruction
Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A fan fiction based in the universe of Elite
Tower of the Lost Ways
Price: Free! Words: 7,490. Language: American English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(3.00 from 1 review)
In the far future, a young woman named Aoi explores forbidden regions of her ancient city. She soon stumbles upon evidence of a possible looming catastrophe. But will the powerful elites of her society heed her warning before it is too late?
A Mystery Solved: Children of Two Futures 3
Series: Children of Two Futures, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Our heroes successfully identified a spy within the submarine Heraclion, but they couldn’t stop him from bombing the Okuda Drive. Kenneth saved the director from the fire. But in the aftermath of the explosion, he falls into an inexplicable sleep, which scares Savannah, who’s beginning to have feelings for him. As they grow closer to the truth, danger starts to catch up with them.
Cookie Smuggler
You set the price! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
The cake bot is getting ready to eliminate the cookie smuggler. She remembers her magnetic boots that ensure her survival. A short story just for fun.
The Ameriqas: White Wash
Series: The Ameriqas, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is the 5th part of this series about alternate dimensions written by Timothy Conerson.
The Arbiter Logs: The White Lady
Series: The Arbiter Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Firebringer Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Years ago, Terry Metcalfe's sister died at the age of twelve. Terry left Earth for the Navy of the Confederated Worlds, but his little sister's memory has haunted him ever since. Now, on the world of New Rhineland, a demon ghost from stories he knew as a child, emerges, claiming to have a hold on his sister's soul.
Argel - Book Two - The Ssh'fah War
Series: ARGEL, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Storymill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Book 2 Argel Kyla, David, and Troy must face their commanding officer’s judgment and possible punishment. Desperately, they make sound arguments for returning to Argel. But the decision of the Captain and his advisors set the three on a path of no return.
ARGEL - Book One - Planet of Refuge
Series: ARGEL, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 41,410. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Storymill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Three comrades from a reconnaissance space ship go against orders and end up crashing their rover on Planet Argel. Their little jaunt thrusts them into life changing experiences. The three face death by the planet’s royal government and reassessment of their own values. They must make the decision to stay or return to ship. However, it may not be their call.
Kadaverdisciplin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Years ago, Belro Addison’s wife betrayed him, and he found himself a slave. He holds no ill-will against her, though; the kyronite mines are where he belongs. But when rebellious fifth columnists make a pawn of him, they think they’re forcing him to choose between fire and fate. Unbeknownst to them, however, Belro would rather die than choose; to him there’s little difference between the two.
Apex Magazine - Issue 52
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,880. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month. This month we feature work by Margaret Ronald, Anaea Lay, Hal Duncan, Mary Robinette Kowal, Maurice Broaddus, and Deborah Stanish.
SPACE OPERA: 'On the Shoulders of Giants'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,920. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The world had almost destroyed itself once and now it was running out of room and resources. But a new goal could give it hope; the colonisation of Mars. Col. Jack Fortune of SpaceCom and his crew are given the task of testing the new spaceship which can make Martian terraforming feasible and with it preserve the the future of SpaceCom and save the planet. If only it were so simple...
Into the Strange
Price: Free! Words: 11,650. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A collection of 20 flash fiction stories, ranging from science fiction and horror, to drama and humor.
In Search of the God Particle
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by MQuills Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
With the foundation of the Universal Alliance, the long-hidden Garmaurian archives of their research in the fundamental particle of the universe became available to Alliance scientists. The breath taking simplicity of Trionic Theory, with its ability to generate instantaneous universe-wide travel and communications, stunned the scientific community.
The Blizzard
Price: Free! Words: 66,440. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
An energy-starved world has been saved by the discovery of a remarkable new invention: the water cell. A spoilt teenager - a little-too fond of mind-altering medicines - must evade amputee assassins, water-worshipping cultists, and a widow whose seven previous husbands have met questionable ends in order to save his fugitive father and uncover the dark truth behind this mysterious new power.
Gods of Changeling Love
Series: Tales of the Lalloure, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,610. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Valonilyr has seen a future for herself that is so seductive, so ironically valid for her, she has no choice but to pursue it. But the way to it is through another world, a dangerous world, a place she barely comprehends and does not know precisely how to reach. But she does know in what direction to point her plans. Unfortunately, it is a direction that could lose her Rasong.